Definitions for dud

Definitions for (noun) dud

Main entry: turkey, dud, bomb

Definition: an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual

Usage: the first experiment was a real turkey; the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned

Main entry: misfire, dud

Definition: an explosion that fails to occur

Main entry: flop, washout, dud

Definition: someone who is unsuccessful

Definitions for (adj) dud

Main entry: dud

Definition: failing to detonate; especially not charged with an active explosive

Usage: he stepped on a dud mine

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